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Loss of Child

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The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends offers over 500 chapters around the country. In small towns and large cities, bereaved parents, siblings, and grandparents meet together to talk, listen, share, and provide each other emotional support after the devastating death of a child. When you attend chapter sessions, you won’t find professionals running the meetings and giving advice. We are not therapists and we do not provide counseling. Everyone will be just like you – someone who is going through the natural grieving process.

As we meet together, we learn from each other through our shared experiences. You will find people attending the meetings of all ages from young adult to 70 and 80 year-olds. You will find people mourning the loss of an adult child and others who are mourning the loss of a child who never had an opportunity to take their first breath. You may find people whose child died 30 years ago and others with a loss so fresh their pain is measured in days and weeks.

TCF of Livingston County

The Frontal Lobe
110 E Grand River Ave
Howell MI 48843
United States



Meeting Info:

2nd Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Ann Arbor Chapter

1432 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor Michigan 48104
United States


Phone Contact:

Chapter Phone Line (734) 726-4410

Meeting City:

Ann Arbor, MI

Meeting Info:

3rd Sunday of each month 2:30 – 4:30 pm

**Chapter is holding virtual meetings, please contact chapter for login information.

Livonia Chapter

16700 Newburgh Road
Livonia Michigan 48154-1600
United States


Phone Contact:

Chapter Phone Line (734) 778-0800

Meeting City:

Livonia, MI

Meeting Info:

1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm

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New Hope Center for Grief Support - Parents of Hope 

Navigating through grief after the death of a child is incredibly difficult, but you do not have to go through that process alone. As a peer support group, we want to give you a safe space to talk about your grief with others who have experienced a similar loss and help support you through the unique challenges you may be facing.

Brighton –
Date: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 9455 Hilton Road, Brighton, MI 48114

Northville –
Date: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: New Hope Office, 133 W. Main Street, Suite 113, Northville, MI 48167

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Hospice of Michigan - Loss of Adult Child

An open, ongoing group that meets monthly to discuss grief and loss as it pertains to the death of an adult child.

2nd Thursday of the month • 10:30am - 11:45am RSVP with David Keller • 231-527-0913 •

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